Re: LC, Mac Mail & Rules

2021-02-24 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Tough to let you know my results if none of us have your script . . . Best, Richmond. On 24.02.21 5:19, Rick Harrison via use-livecode wrote: I have a script in my LC server that composes an email and sends it to my Mac Mail Inbox. I have set up a rule that says if the subject is “Something

Re: [OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Sorry: I have moved over here: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=35407 as I believe a picture is worth a thousand words: Richmond. On 16.02.21 1:13, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: I think the natural definition would be distance between the respective boundaries; i.e.,

Re: [OT] Poll: What does it mean for 1 rect to be 'within' a certain distance of another rect?

2021-02-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I would go for the distance between edges, although I can see the Mathematical wobbly bits you are going to have to jump through. Richmond. On 16.02.21 0:53, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote: This is an Off Topic informal poll of sorts, but related to LiveCode as I am writing a LiveCode

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I don't want any headaches, but as I develop on Macintosh and Linux B4X is no good. On 14.02.21 17:29, e.beugelaar--- via use-livecode wrote: https://www.b4x.com if u dont want headaches. Get Outlook for Android From: use-livecode on

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I've said something to that effect earlier, at which point I was jumped all over. So, because I don't want to be jumped all over again, and because saying the 'roadmap' needs to be updated will have no effect (didn't the last 3 times), I'm NOT stating what I think. Love. kisses, and other

Re: No visual effects on Big Sur?

2021-02-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
No joy over here: LC 9.6.2 RC 2 / macOS 11.3 Beta 1 But this does work this way: LC 8.2.0 DP 2 / macOS 11.3 Beta 1 So the problem may not lie with macOS. On 7.02.21 15:42, Håkan Liljegren via use-livecode wrote: That is strange. As it worked for you Sean, what machine are you on? But, as we

Re: background images

2021-01-19 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Just import an image for a card and set its level to 1: no 'nonsense' about background images at all. Richmond. On 19.01.21 2:44, Tim Selander via use-livecode wrote: Right, which is why this is so confusing. I do not want a 'shared text' image. Each card should keep it's own unique image, but

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
https://www.mediastorehouse.co.uk/pimage/164/4418216/4418216_450_450_81393_0_fill_0_e37e7951f24a5587cf10b5e3ccda4347.jpg On 14.01.21 23:29, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode wrote: this cheesehead is here since 2014  Op 14-1-2021 om 03:45 schreef Bob Sneidar via use-livecode: You are new here, so

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-2

2021-01-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Supercard is no longer very super (remember playing around with it in 1994) as it is 32-bit MacOS only. Richmond. On 14.01.21 12:53, David V Glasgow via use-livecode wrote: I paid for the Windows version of SuperCard that was advertised in MacUser for some considerable time in the ?mid 90s.

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Hmm: Down our way (Bulgaria), we can buy 'Gouda' that is made in Germany, so that protection (considering Bulgaria is in the EU) looks a bit dicky. On 13.01.21 23:15, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode wrote: Stay off the fake Gouda cheese, maybe it's Chinese origin. Only take the original Dutch

Re: Audioclips overlapping

2021-01-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
As get the length of audioClip "M9.wav" crashes LiveCode I wonder of there is a way to determine the length of audioClips reliably? Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Hmm: Yes, I do work occasionally on a couple of G5 iMac I have lying around, and, more often, a G4 Mac Mini (a lovely machine I can shove in my bag and run back and forth between home and work): BUT, to tell the  truth, at the moment my main work is spread between a 2018 Mac Mini (the last

Re: Audioclips overlapping

2021-01-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
each clip is? If so, you could tell it to start a second or two sooner to help eliminate that pause you are experiencing. Rick On Jan 9, 2021, at 10:06 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Well, Yes, sort of, but I still get an annoying gap between the clips: they should play sequentially

Re: Audioclips overlapping

2021-01-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
use-livecode wrote: Hi Richmond, Am 09.01.2021 um 15:52 schrieb Richmond via use-livecode : When I try to play a succession of audioClips they overlap each other. Is there a way to ensure each clip does not start playing before the preceding one has finished? do you mean this? ... play ac

Re: Audioclips overlapping

2021-01-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
schrieb Richmond via use-livecode : When I try to play a succession of audioClips they overlap each other. Is there a way to ensure each clip does not start playing before the preceding one has finished? do you mean this? ... play ac "a_clip.wav" wait until the sound is &quo

Audioclips overlapping

2021-01-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
When I try to play a succession of audioClips they overlap each other. Is there a way to ensure each clip does not start playing before the preceding one has finished? Richmond Mathewson. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Your back stories made me fire up a G5 iMac I have here running macOS 10.5 and download the latest LiveCode to work on it . . . . Love and lunacy, Richmond. On 8.01.21 1:06, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote: Paul: > we have several customer who have said > they are upgrading to M1

Re: play command and wav file

2020-12-19 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I'm not sure what you mean by 'binary data', but I set up a stack and imported a .wav file into it which I named 'xxx.wav'. The stack contains a single button with the code: on mouseUp     play audioClip "xxx.wav" end mouseUp and it does exactly what I would expect it to do: plays the .wav

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I am not familiar at all. But, having built an LC version for Linux it can then be tested on a recent Linux distro. On 16.12.20 2:14, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Richmond wrote: > Well . . . they could install a later version of Ubuntu (takes about > 30-120 minutes) and build and

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well . . . they could install a later version of Ubuntu (takes about 30-120 minutes) and build and test on that version. Surely not that arduous. Best, Richmond. On 15.12.20 19:38, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 12/15/20 3:48 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: 2. Stir up trouble

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I would pick a small fight here. On 15.12.20 11:24, merakosp via use-livecode wrote: Hello Sean, Off the top of my head, the main Linux issues that are currently unresolved are: 1. The player object is broken on all Linux distros. You might be able to workaround this by using shell commands

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
1. I have never, ever experienced any problems at all with any versions of LiveCode on any versions of Xubuntu that are more 'modern' than 16.04. 2. Stir up trouble. Personally I think that LiveCode central are being a bit @#$%^&* claiming that LiveCode is cross-platform and not saying they

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
"I wonder why LC don’t state support for later Ubuntu, Fedora or Debian builds?" I suspect that LiveCode believes that the uptake of the Linux version is insufficient to justify the effort of testing LC on those platforms. Richmond. On 14.12.20 2:20, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote:

Re: CentOS Death in 2021

2020-12-13 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, I am running LC 9.6.1 on Xubuntu (Ubuntu with XFCE) 20.10 without a backward glance: Rocks! Richmond. On 13.12.20 19:40, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, I just heard the news that RedHat is going to be dropping support for CentOS. With my recent issues with PDF Printing

Properties Inspector

2020-12-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I would like to try modifying the Properties Inspector but am unable to locate a template stack . . . Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription

Re: Trying to use the Segmented Control

2020-12-06 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
When I was about 18 I was driving tractors on a farm: really old-fashioned things with about 3 gears. Later, in the United States, I learnt to drive a car; out car was a Ford Tempo with 5 gears and a reverse. However, when I went to take the test the officers there would not let me use our

Re: Trying to use the Segmented Control

2020-12-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Yes, it is a nice widget. But, because it is a widget it has several quite obvious and annoying limitations when compared with making your own thing using the 'old fashioned' objects in LiveCode. At this point things come to some hard choices: 1. Do you want a quick-and-easy,

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Is a Chromebook app an Android app? Or, to put things another way . . . I thought I'd be clever and design something for kids at my school to use on their Android phones and tablets . . . Fantastic idea that foundered badly when I worked out that a lot of ANdroid tablets ran on INTEL chips

Re: Strange bug

2020-11-24 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Yes, as described (LC 9.6.1, macOS 11.1 Beta). On 24.11.20 14:32, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi friends, FYI: I found a very strange and serious bug, if you have a minute, please take a look: A real showstopper in my opinion!

Re: Standardizing codepoints

2020-11-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I don't know what sort of situation you are describing. I can only imagine you mean describing something like û as either u + circumflex, or circumflexed u (ie, on glyph). If you go here: https://www.unicode.org/charts/ apart from going blue in the face at the absolutely mind-blowing extent

Re: New to Get a Copy of Scaled Down Version of an Image

2020-10-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gdrsa4git7l6war/imager.livecode.zip?dl=0 Richmond On 28.10.20 13:34, Richmond wrote: Remember that you have to lock an image to stop it popping back to its original size. Or, alternatively, you could change the order of your code. Also, you have misspelt 'height'

Re: New to Get a Copy of Scaled Down Version of an Image

2020-10-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Remember that you have to lock an image to stop it popping back to its original size. Or, alternatively, you could change the order of your code. Also, you have misspelt 'height' in "resizeToHeigth". Also, while you have defined "resizeToWidth", you don't appear to have defined

Re: iOS Emoji keyboard does not print to PDF?!

2020-10-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
" 'export snapshot' to PDF as PNG" sounds a bit odd. On 25.10.20 21:47, William de Smet via use-livecode wrote: Hi there, A simple iOS app in which the user chooses the iOS keyboard to add text and an Emoji to a standard LC text field. I use 'export snapshot' to PDF as PNG to print to PDF.

Line length

2020-10-24 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Over in the Forums someone has asked a question about measuring the length of text lines. Of course one can count characters, but in most alphabetic systems different characters have different lengths. Is there a way to measure the length as in LENGTH of a line rather than count the number

Re: Livecode server UNIX version (not Linux).

2020-10-17 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
"But rightly LC saw where the future was headed with mobile computing and they obviously had to make sacrifices along the way (e.g. FreeBSD, etc)" That sounds super if it were true, but I don't think it is as RunRev (as they then were) dropped support for SPARC, UNIX and so forth a long time

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-04 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
ain age you're about as compressed as you get. I've lost 2 inches since I was 20. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com On October 4, 2020 11:55:14 AM Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 10/4/20 9:35 AM, Richmond vi

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-04 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
work out how to refactor myself . . . I assure you any attempt to upload me would out-broadband broadband. :/ On 4.10.20 19:53, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: On 10/4/20 9:35 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: And as to "download yourself", all I can say is that while I have

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-04 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
elf! On 3 Oct 2020, at 20:27, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Well . . . eventually after a lot of fooling around I chopped Xcode 11.5 up into 15 * 650 MB chunks: but, frankly, that will not solve your problem. Later postings in this thread made a lot more sense. Best, Richmond. On 3

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well . . . eventually after a lot of fooling around I chopped Xcode 11.5 up into 15 * 650 MB chunks: but, frankly, that will not solve your problem. Later postings in this thread made a lot more sense. Best, Richmond. On 3.10.20 11:11, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: This is a question

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
0002 eMail: matth...@m-r-d.de <mailto:matth...@m-r-d.de> BR5 Konverter - BR5 -> MP3 <https://www.matthiasrebbe.eu/software/brx/> Am 03.10.2020 um 17:39 schrieb Mark Wieder via use-livecode mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>>: On 10/3/20 8:09 AM, Richm

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
swallowing the whole elephant in one go - looks like there isn’t. Thanks all Graham On 3 Oct 2020, at 13:17, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Cripes! xCode 12.2. beta 2 takes up 10.5 GB of space . . . wonder what the bloat is: Tim Cook's unwashed laundry? On 3.10.20 11:11, Graham Samuel via use

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
other method than simply swallowing the whole elephant in one go - looks like there isn’t. Thanks all Graham On 3 Oct 2020, at 13:17, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Cripes! xCode 12.2. beta 2 takes up 10.5 GB of space . . . wonder what the bloat is: Tim Cook's unwashed laundry

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Can you send me your download linbk as the .xip file is NBG; and I need a .dmg or a .pkg to work with? On 3.10.20 14:58, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
ul: https://www.macheat.com/the-5-best-download-managers-for-mac/ Sent from my iPhone On Oct 3, 2020, at 9:11 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Well, your "just a typo" meant I downloaded 12.2 beta 2. So, now you'll just have to wait while I download 11.5. Obviously you entirely missed the

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
e is a way of downloading a huge file by any other method than simply swallowing the whole elephant in one go - looks like there isn’t. Thanks all Graham On 3 Oct 2020, at 13:17, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Cripes! xCode 12.2. beta 2 takes up 10.5 GB of space . . . wonder what the bloa

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Cripes! xCode 12.2. beta 2 takes up 10.5 GB of space . . . wonder what the bloat is: Tim Cook's unwashed laundry? On 3.10.20 11:11, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: This is a question for people having to use XCode to generate iOS apps. I find from responses on this list that I now

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I would suppose the "trick" is to get some else to download xCode 15 for you; chop it up into a series of sensibly sized ZIP files, you can then download each one individually, then knit them all together again on your machine . . . However: I've never heard of xCode 15, and as far as I'm

Re: sudo apt-get install livecode

2020-09-14 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Because, in spite of what LiveCode will tell you, the Linux side of things is marginal and minimal, and while a .deb might be alright for Debian and its derivatives, it is not going to be alright for other types of Linux: "too much work for too little return": I can see it coming. Also: why is

Re: text manipulation with Chinese characters (unicode): guide?

2020-09-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I won't pretend to know anything about Chinese. BUT, I have just copy-pasted 你好 from a Google Translate window into an LC text-field. I have, also, copied Chinese ideographs from one text-field and posted them into a second one. Dead easy. :-) Richmond. On 9.09.20 6:55, Eric A. Engle via

Re: ...and now for something completely off the wall...

2020-09-03 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
blith, now sary, Now dansand mery, now like to dee; Timor mortis conturbat me. Graham On 28 Aug 2020, at 21:22, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Very droll: that's a load of Frenchies having fun. On 28.08.20 19:44, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: If the painting is any indication

Re: ...and now for something completely off the wall...

2020-08-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
on. :-) Bob S On Aug 28, 2020, at 9:09 AM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Well, I suppose it is funny: about as funny as pointing out to those people in Utah who spawned this idiot that undder Scots law as a citizen of a Scottish colony whose indepndence is only de facto under Scots law he

Re: ...and now for something completely off the wall...

2020-08-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, I suppose it is funny: about as funny as pointing out to those people in Utah who spawned this idiot that undder Scots law as a citizen of a Scottish colony whose indepndence is only de facto under Scots law he should suffer the death sentence for treason: drawing and quartering.

Re: ...and now for something completely off the wall...

2020-08-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
"this person has possibly done more damage to the Scots language than anyone else in history. They engaged in cultural vandalism on a hitherto unprecedented scale. Wikipedia is one of the most visited websites in the world. Potentially tens of millions of people now think that Scots is a

Re: [Bug 22881] commandKey does not do what it should do on Macintosh

2020-08-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
The blasted bug-thing will not let me post my reply: so here it is, for ALL to see (and a certain person should know full well what I mean in that respect): Wonderful in several ways: 1. The nearest thing I have ever seen to instant feedback. [What sort of coffee are you "on"?] 2. Hits the

Re: Big Sur issues

2020-08-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I am running Lc 9.6.1 on macOS 11 beta 5 without a backward glance, happy to say. On 26.08.20 5:54, Marty Knapp via use-livecode wrote: I haven’t tried the LC development environment on Big Sur yet, just ran an already-built app. As far as the tabbed button, the issue is that the highlighted

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout

2020-08-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
This sort of stuff will NOT help you at all; it appears intemperate and is aimed (if it has to be aimed at all) at the wrong people. You have just managed to lose my sympathy completely, for what it's worth. "redundant and without merit": judgemental, arrogant, and so on: obviously you need

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
No: it isn't exactly 'Code once' but it does come pretty near it. Obviously one of the sticking points is to do with fonts. My experience with cross-platform development does NOT involve having to write for each OS. What it has involved is what one might describe as tweaking and cleaning-up for

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
You are certainly correct about the non-materialising assurances (pace the fund-raiser a few years back where almost none of the stretch goals materialised) and the begging for money. Recently LiveCode was effectively bankrupt and moved from its (needlessly) expensive offices in the centre of

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well; let's consider that suggestion: 1. The Holy Grail was an abstract idea dreamt up by the Knights Templars. 2. Most people have worked out by the time they are about 35 that perfection is a dangerous illusion. 3. "Years of hell": Why do you suppose the OP has stuck with LiveCode for the

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Not a dangerous assumption at all, I assure you. I do sympathise: I made many applications for the United Arab Emirates University about 22 years ago (HyperCard & Toolbook) and was constantly falling foul of my bosses who knew nothing of the exigencies of either MacOS 8.1 or Windows NT, and

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
platform programming tool with iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, Linux, Server & HTML5 deployment options. 'CODE ONCE!' (With a billion workarounds to make it display the same across platforms). Not exactly what it says on the tin, is it!?! Sean Cole *Pi Digital * On Mon, 24 Aug 2020 at 22:38, Ri

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-24 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
How about embedding your fonts in the standalone? On 24.08.20 23:49, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, What is the current 'workaround' everyone is using when creating a cross-platform app to make sure that all text appears the same regardless of platform? Particularly between

Re: Object naming

2020-07-28 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
You are asking for trouble. Think about something as goofy and as simple as this: Inside A1, there is a rect called "R1" and also a group called "B1" inside B1 there is a rect called "R2" . . . Am I missing something? Richmond. On 28.07.20 10:27, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote:

Re: Downloading LiveCode Slow...

2020-07-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Here in Bulgaria it is fast enough for me because I always slope off for a cup of coffee whenever something is downloading. And the really "annoying" thing is that most of the time downloads finish before I've come back into the room. :) Richmond. On 8.07.20 19:46, Heriberto Torrado via

Re: No Replies (or anything)

2020-06-30 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Ever so slightly 'offensive' message from Richmond. Are you getting this? Best. On 30.06.20 18:24, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Hi all. I’m not getting anything on the use list. Bob S ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: AR in LiveCode Browser?

2020-06-30 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
It would have been helpful for the uninitiated like myself if you had explained that 'AR' menat 'Augmented Reality' and that you were referring to USDZ files. https://developer.apple.com/augmented-reality/quick-look/ As Klaus stated; I can view that thing in Preview, but NOT in Waterfox

Ansi-Pantsy

2020-06-30 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Why does fontLanguage return ANSI for English language fonts instead of romething like 'Roman'? There is a fundamental mismatch between 'ANSI' and Unicode. Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url

Re: Platform Divergence

2020-06-23 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
A plastic bath-toy that dumbs everything down for the fashionistas and rich, slack-jawed morons. Vrey sad indeed. On 23.06.20 22:36, Stephen Barncard via use-livecode wrote: Got really depressed watching the presentation. On Tue, Jun 23, 2020 at 12:22 Paul Dupuis via use-livecode <

Re: on cheese

2020-06-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Wow: this is like heating up Gouda: it can run and run, and run. Richmond. On 8.06.20 22:36, doc hawk via use-livecode wrote: Martin mentioned, Suppose someone made a cheese related app I tried that once but the code was full of holes. On the bright side, I could debug it just by heating

Re: Times ARE changing

2020-06-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Oh, blast, I was wrong: I thought the author was Angela Banner: just shows you how long those books have sat, untouched, on my shelf. Thank you very much for the correction. Richmond. On 8.06.20 18:32, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode wrote: Times are hardly changing at all in substance,

Re: Possible Catalina problem...

2020-06-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, goofy as it may seem . . . MacOS 10.15.5 / LiveCode 9.6.0 Community I made a stack containing 1 butoon and NO code and called it "example 1" and ran off a Mac standalone. The I renamed the stack "example 2" and did exactly the same thing. Both of the resultant standalones lauched

Re: on cheese

2020-06-09 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Presumably the majority of the discussion would revolve around programming considerations rather than the whiff of gorgonzola: so I cannot see how that should be a problem. On 8.06.20 17:25, Martin Koob via use-livecode wrote: Suppose someone made a cheese related app maybe one that handles

Re: Times ARE changing

2020-06-07 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well put, good point. On 7.06.20 11:06, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Richmond wrote: > If some of these types who go on endlessly about anything that might > be vaguely construed as 'racist' were capable of slightly more subtle > thought they might examine intentions: after all if we

Re: Times ARE changing

2020-06-07 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
My best friend (in fact the only friend that has been consistently my friend for 58 years), Rohit Das, who was born in Scotland in the same hospital as me, has Indian parents (and, in fact, he bides in India just now), used to read Little Black Sambo with me, and we used to laugh together. We

Re: Unicode and languages

2020-06-05 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I doubt that. But if you can determine the Unicode range that is being used you can at least know which writing system is being used. You could then trap for individual glyphs (such as 'џ', which is only used in Macedonian) to narrow things down a spot. On 5.06.20 20:15, Paul Dupuis via

Re: Licencing files for LC 9.6.0 rc-2

2020-05-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
and was causing problems for new users. Best Regards, Heather On 26 May 2020, at 20:07, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: Offline activation files for LC 9.6.0 rc-2 don't seem to be available? ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please

Licencing files for LC 9.6.0 rc-2

2020-05-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Offline activation files for LC 9.6.0 rc-2 don't seem to be available? ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Dark Mode Detection

2020-04-17 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
mond, Am 17.04.2020 um 19:26 schrieb Richmond via use-livecode : "Dark mode detection A new systemAppearance property has been added which returns dark if the application is running in dark mode and light otherwise. A new systemAppearanceChanged message is now sent to the current card of the de

Re: Dark Mode Detection

2020-04-17 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
here would the 'fine print' be? On 17.04.20 19:33, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote: Hi Richmond, Am 17.04.2020 um 18:20 schrieb Richmond via use-livecode : Well, as per the Read Me for LC 9.6.0 DP-4 . . . Running on MacOS 10.15.5 beta 1 in dark mode: LiveCode is as white as a white thing

Dark Mode Detection

2020-04-17 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, as per the Read Me for LC 9.6.0 DP-4 . . . Running on MacOS 10.15.5 beta 1 in dark mode: LiveCode is as white as a white thing. Um? ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe

Re: MP3s

2020-04-13 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Having the ability to import resources into a stack, whether they be images, videos or sounds is a great strength; and much better than having a ReadMe document accompanying one's standalones telling people where they have to bung a slew of referenced resources . . . knowing that about 50% of

Re: LiveCode useless seems to be Junk

2020-04-13 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
That's a good idea, thank you. Richmond. On 13.04.20 2:33, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: On 4/12/20 1:11 PM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: This is a real pain-in-the-bum, but Thunderbird has recently started marking posts from the Use-list as junk. I wonder if anyone knows whay

LiveCode useless seems to be Junk

2020-04-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
This is a real pain-in-the-bum, but Thunderbird has recently started marking posts from the Use-list as junk. I wonder if anyone knows whay, and whether there is something that can be done: either at my end, or server-side? Richmond. ___

Re: MP3s

2020-04-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
You are not ignorant . . . And the sound import stuff in LiveCode is donkey's years out of date. "Just for fun" I exported a sound file as WAV, AIFF and MP3 using Audacity" WAV 36.9 MB AIFF  36.9 MB MP3  4.4 MB which means that WAV and AIFF stink about 9 times more than MP3 NWO: as

Re: MP3s

2020-04-12 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
AIFF On 12.04.20 20:09, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote: Pardon my ignorance, but Is there really no way to put an mp3 sound into a stack as an audioclip and play it? Seems unlikely, but that’s what the dictionary says. WAV, forsooth! Graham

Re: Building a Board Game

2020-04-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
That could be a hexagon instead of a square. On 7.04.20 22:24, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, I know there must be a simple way to do this but it is escaping me at the moment. How can I move an object (grab me on mouseDown) and have it snap to a grid (square on a board game) on

Re: Building a Board Game

2020-04-08 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Um . . . http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=33886 Rough morning! Best, Richmond. On 7.04.20 22:24, Roger Guay via use-livecode wrote: Hi all, I know there must be a simple way to do this but it is escaping me at the moment. How can I move an object (grab me on mouseDown) and have

Re: Our first Community Zoom Session

2020-04-02 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
That sounds groovy, and I wish you all the best. However, you will be relieved to find that I will be using Zoom to teach English to Bulgarian children at that time so cannot come and misbehave in my usual way with you. I do hope that all the good folk at LiveCode central are safe and in

Re: How to find the column and row of a basic tableField

2020-04-02 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Specialising in missing the point as I do, I've posted something here: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=33859 Richmond. On 2.04.20 1:52, Pi Digital via use-livecode wrote: Thanks Bernd. This only works if there is already data in the field. If you put empty into the field it

Re: Using Shift + Cmd + 1 as a menu short in LiveCode

2020-03-30 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
This is worth a look: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201236 On 30.03.20 19:54, doc hawk via use-livecode wrote: On Mar 30, 2020, at 8:02 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Cmd-E will eject a mounted removable disk. I've never heard of Cmd-Shift-1. Newbie :) It seems to have

Re: Using Shift + Cmd + 1 as a menu short in LiveCode

2020-03-30 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Well, or what it's worth I just tried Cmd_Shift_1 on my Mac Mini and nothing happened, so, if it really "floats yer boat" you should be able to use it as some sort of short cut in LiveCode. On 30.03.20 18:02, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: Cmd-E will eject a mounted removable disk. I've

Re: Its very quiet

2020-03-27 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I didn't get this message, so I'm not replying. Battling with getting online teaching started. Best, Richmond. On 27.03.20 17:08, Heather Laine via use-livecode wrote: We are all still here, right? Our list hasn't fallen over again... If you get this, no need to reply ;) Only let me know if

Re: Idea to keep us all connected

2020-03-25 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
This is a fantastic idea, although I'd be wary of the takeaway pizza: it might be infected. I am using Zoom myself for my work with children, and it works very well indeed. To all my friend, acquaintances, sparring-partners and enemies on the Use-List: do keep safe and healthy: the world

Re: Stacks and Custom properties

2020-03-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I am only using a single custom property in my *Devawriter Pro* for end-users to set the thing to the left, right or centre of their screen. This is not something that needs to persist between user sessions. On 10.03.20 16:52, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: The downside to doing this is

Stacks and Custom properties

2020-03-10 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Can a stack have custom properties? Richmond. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode

Comedy Moment

2020-03-07 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
https://www.reddit.com/r/Python/comments/fets7z/update_on_the_visual_gui_maker_now_its_decent/ ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Where is LiveCode

2020-02-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
I have just had a look at that webpage and wonder why you are asking that question. That page states this: "That's why we created the GitHub Student Developer Pack with some of our partners and friends: to give students free access to the best developer tools in one place so they can learn

Re: LC 9.6.0 DP2

2020-02-19 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
have no idea why Macupdate blogs about it now. - Matthias Rebbe Life Is Too Short For Boring Code Am 19.02.2020 um 13:56 schrieb Richmond via use-livecode : Here's a "little something" for all the "We have to endlessly update at all costs" crowd: https://www.macupdate.co

Re: LC 9.6.0 DP2

2020-02-19 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
gument that software companies do not have oodles of money laying around to maintain endless backwards compatibility with older operating systems. Something has to give. Bob S On Feb 17, 2020, at 12:40 , Richmond via use-livecode wrote: There are an awful lot of people around and about (espe

Re: LC 9.6.0 DP2

2020-02-18 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
argument that software companies do not have oodles of money laying around to maintain endless backwards compatibility with older operating systems. Something has to give. Bob S On Feb 17, 2020, at 12:40 , Richmond via use-livecode wrote: There are an awful lot of people around and about

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